The Old Fashioned Cocktail is simple yet multidimensional. Its few ingredients combine to create what some consider the perfect cocktail. You can make old fashioned cocktails with any spirit; rum and tequila both make a wonderful old fashioned.
The Cubed Old Fashioned could just take you to the fourth dimension! See how Jamie Boudreau explains how to make this yummy drink on SMALLCREEN NETWORK using multiple types of bitters…Cheers to Trinidad.
Posted by: admin on: February 22 2011 • Categorized in: News
It seems the U.S. consumer slowly get accustomed to the black stuff we highly praise here in Europe, not only for it´s aroma and taste, but also for it`s effect on the body in general.
Over at SLASHFOOD, Joshua M. Bernstein, got the chance to taste The Bitter Truth`s brand new amaro-style liqueur E**X**R.
“But then I took a nip. Initially offputting, the intensely complex herbaceousness soon proved appealing. In minutes the bottle was empty. And my stomach? It soon followed suit, creating extra room for dessert.”
Muddle 4 slightly roasted cherry tomatoes with basil and salt. Add 2 ounces of your cheese-washed rum and another 1/2 ounce of Lillet Blanc, along with a dash of The Bitter Truth celery bitters. Dry stir, then stir with ice. Then double strain your cocktail, garnish with basil or tomato section and finish with a dash of Glenfiddich.
Posted by: admin on: January 30 2011 • Categorized in: News
THE BITTER TRUTH™ LAUNCHES E**X**R IN U.S. MARKET
E**X**R Combines a Bitter with a Digestive Liqueur
Munich, Germany—28th january/2011 – The Bitter Truth™, Europe’s leading producer of cocktail bitters and flavorings, has announced the stateside launch of E**X**R, its artisanal digestive liqueur. Firmly rooted in the traditions of both classic sweet vermouths and alpine digestive tonicsthis unique product blurs the lines between amaro and vermouth, offering a complex new flavoring for the mixologist’s arsenal.
“American bartenders are developing drinks that highlight bitter liqueurs more and more,” said Alexander Hauck of The Bitter Truth™. “We are thrilled to be introducing E**X**R to the marketplace, which we hope will intrigue and inspire these talented mixologists.”
E**X**R is a digestive liqueur that blurs the lines of conventional wisdom. At once velvety smooth and clean, aromatic and herbaceous, E**X**Rembodies the caramel sweetness of port and the bitter flavors of a classic italian amaro. Complex in character, it suggests herbal aromas of mint, myrrh, sage and gentian as well as flavors of rhubarb and lemon.
E**X**R can be enjoyed in a pre-dinner Manhattan or Negroni or neat after a rich meal to aid digestion. This unique product is as delicate as the finest vermouths … Read more